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A Plant-based Diet: Can It Help You Prevent and Control Diabetes?

Photo: Tofu, Spinach and Tomato Salad

Living in Hawaii, many of us in some way have either seen or heard about the complications associated with diabetes. With our high diabetes rates, it’s important to know that certain foods can make a major impact on treating or preventing this disease.

Experiencing Peace, Health, and Unity through Yoga

Photo: Woman Doing Yoga on the Beach

June 21, 2016 marks the second annual International Day of Yoga, as proclaimed by the United Nations. It celebrates the timeless practice of yoga and its ability to contribute to the betterment of the world.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA (JUNE 21st)

Wai Lana: Where Healthy Living Comes Naturally

On December 11, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly recognized the importance of yoga with its declaration that June 21st be International Day of Yoga.

Get Fit and Feel Fab

Photo: Couple on Mountain Bikes

One of the most fun ways to live a healthy lifestyle is to make sure you’re living an ACTIVE lifestyle. That’s right – exercising and engaging in physical activity doesn’t have to be torture!

Recipes to Rock Breakfast in Bed

Breakfast Table with Fruit, Waffles, Grapes and Orange Juice

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”
—Cardinal Mermillod

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8th!

Curbing Colorectal Cancer Through a Plant-based Diet

Photo: Person Eating a Fresh Salad

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, addressing a common type of cancer that affects both men and women.

Women of Influence and Integrity Support a Plant-based Diet

Photo: Fresh Salad with Greens

A plant-based diet is well recognized as a health-promoting, disease-fighting eating style for both the mainstream and the health, wellness and medical communities. Many famed leaders of the past and present have embraced a plant-based diet for optimum health and wellness.

Essential Fats for a Healthy Heart

Photo: Walnuts

One way to keep your heart healthy and protected is by ensuring that you have the right amount of essential fatty acids in your diet, particularly Omega 3’s. They provide many heart protective properties among a host of other benefits.

Eat Smart for Your Heart

Photo: Fruits, Vegetables and Nuts form the outline of a Heart

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared February as American Heart Month in order to increase awareness and research of heart disease. That same year, U.S.

Become a Healthier Version of Yourself in 2016!

Photo: Fruits and Vegetables

New Year, new start, new you! No matter how cliché the slogans are, the New Year really is a chance to start fresh and a perfect time to reevaluate your life and your habits, and commit to reaching better health and making positive changes.